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By Yolen, Jane; Harris, Robert J.
The Age of Heroes is past. The wars are over. Are there any adventures left for a 13-year-old boy who wants, more than anything, to be a hero? His time comes when Odysseus, his best friend Mentor, a spoiled princess named Helen and her outspoken cousin Penelope are kidnapped by p...irates.Read more
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By Bea, Aunty; Illustrated by Merewether, Katherine Q.
Presents the legend 'Tamatekapua" in an illustrated book with a CD inserted inside back cover. Tells the story of Tamatekapua, the chief of the Te Arawa canoe. Tamatekapua and his young brother Whakaturia stole breadfruit from Uenuku, and then sailed with the high priest Ngatoroi...rangi from Hawaiiki to Maketu, where Tamatekapua and his descendants peopled the land.Read more
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By Cox, Simon; Oxbrow, Mark
Just who was Gawain, where was Camelot and what was the Holy Grail? In An A to Z of King Arthur and the Holy Grail, bestselling author Simon Cox and acclaimed writer Mark Oxbrow reveal all the answers you will ever need in this easy-to-read reference manual to the Arthurian myths... and legends. Written in a clear and concise style, this lead title in a new A to Z series opens the Arthurian landscape to a whole new audience who want the facts behind the fiction. The Arthurian legends are perennial favourites, with a host of books appearing on the subject over the past few years. This A to Z guide is an essential reference manual for all seekers of the truth and those on a quest to understand the true meaning of the Holy Grail. Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code has brought the Holy Grail, and what it may mean, to the attention of a huge audience over the past year, but many people still have unanswered questions and remain confused over the meaning and theories behind the Grail. This A to Z will both enlighten and entertain, giving detailed references in an easy-to-understand format and explaining all of the latest theories about both King Arthur and the legendary Holy Grail. This is a great introduction to a wonderful landscape of myths and legends.Read more
By Lestrade, Ursula
Sure to be a monster-hit with kids who have been bitten by the 'creatures of the dark' bug, this series takes a fresh look at legends, tales and sightings of monsters and weird creatures from around the world.
By Katz, Leon
THE GREEK MYTHS
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